The 22-year-old guard is likely one of the greatest younger gamers within the NBA, however Phoenix has struggled since he entered the league in 2015-16. Booker, nonetheless, mentioned these outcomes haven’t made him need to depart the Suns.
“I’d wish to construct a brilliant crew,” Booker mentioned (through Yahoo Sports activities). “I’d just like the tremendous crew to come back to me (in Phoenix).”
Booker mentioned the creating core of himself and large man Deandre Ayton ought to assist the Suns add marquee gamers.
“If that’s via free company, individuals seeing what we have now right here with the massive fella (Ayton) and myself and wanting to affix in on that, to succeed in larger heights, then I’m with that,” Booker mentioned.
Booker — who has averaged 24.9 factors and seven.1 assists in 16 appearances this season — has been pressured to play level guard for important parts of video games due to Phoenix’s inexperience on the place. He mentioned he’s keen to do no matter he can to assist the crew win.
“If it’s playmaking, I’ll do this,” Booker mentioned. “If it’s scoring I’ll do this. I’m making an attempt to determine that stability. It’s the place I’m in now. We’ve had numerous completely different lineups.”
The Suns will face the Pacers on Tuesday. They’ll head into that recreation with a 4-15 file.